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Algae Alert Issued

Algae Alert Issued

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A health alert for toxic blue-green algae has been announced for multiple areas in Nebraska.  Swimming in Willow Creek Reservoir in Pierce County or Rockford Lake in Gage County is dangerous says Brian McManus, Public Information Officer for the Department of Environmental Quality,…

 

The alert for Willow Creek Reservoir will be in effect for at least two weeks, but McManus says Rockford Lake may be safe in about a week…

 

He says boating and fishing are still permitted, but any swimming is not recommended.

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